The Autumn/Winter 24/25 edition of Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) drew to a close, with five days of innovative fashion showcases and the convergence of global design talent and professionals, which have all further cemented Dubai’s status as a global fashion hub. Designers headlining the final date on the calendar were BLSSD – who recently became a DFW Member – as well as Adolfo Dominguez and Designers & Us. Day five also saw the season’s final Threads Talk 2.0, where global fashion industry professionals and experts tackled the present and future of the industry.

Co-founded by d3, a member of TECOM Group PJSC, and the Arab Fashion Council, DFW will return for the Spring/Summer edition later this year.

BLSSD

Beirut-born label BLSSD marked its first show as an official DFW Member yesterday with a ‘backstage’ experiential warehouse presentation of its Autumn / Winter ‘NOT 2.0’ collection – an extension of the Spring / Summer 24 ‘NOT 2.0’ collection that it unveiled at the previous edition of DFW in October 2023.  Guests were invited into the ‘backstage’ fashion week action as models prepared and posed for a warehouse photoshoot for all to see.

The new autumn / winter collection continued to explore the brand’s signature and daring approach to design, balancing minimalist influences with glittering elements and sporty yet sophisticated streetwear. Exposed shoulder pads, broad-shouldered blazers, and parachute balloon dresses reflected the designer’s experimentation with cuts, textures and fabric combinations and the brand’s staunch belief in individuality and fashion as a vehicle for change.

ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ

Globally renowned Spanish fashion house Adolfo Domínguez took to the DFW runway for the first time to unveil its much-anticipated Spring / Summer 2024 collection, ‘Intuición: beyond the senses.’  A departure from traditional definitions of contemporary fashion, the collection evoked spontaneity and freshness through a palette of neutral tones, lightweight fabrics, and chic, flattering silhouettes – staples of the label’s craftsmanship. The pieces transitioned from day to night, an ode to Domínguez’s commitment to sustainability and creating lasting, timelessly elegant pieces.

DESIGNERS & US

Designers & Us drew the curtains on the autumn / winter edition of DFW with its ‘Enlight’ collection, a fusion of mystical energy and style designed to resonate with a deeper, spiritual dimension. Seven designers came together to embody the essence of the seven chakras of the human body. Each design reflected the unique energy of its corresponding chakra – from the fiery nature of the Sacral (creative expression and emotion) Chakra to the tranquil blues of the Throat Chakra.  Each creation – through its threads, colours and style – reflected power, vitality and emotion, and explored the spiritual realms of the human body.

 

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